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Cayenne pepper vs Mung bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cayenne pepper and Mung bean

  • Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Fiber, and Manganese, however Mung bean is richer in Folate, and Copper.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 231% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 58 times more Vitamin E than Mung bean. While Cayenne pepper has 29.83mg of Vitamin E , Mung bean has only 0.51mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Mung beans, mature seeds, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Copper +152.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 2.68
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 253% 40% 110% 135% 314% 74% 158% 2%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Magnesium +24.3%
Contains more Copper +152.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Zinc - 2.68

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +1491.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36400%
Contains more Vitamin E +5749%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +541.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.3%
Contains more Folate +489.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 16% 7% 11% 0% 156% 54% 43% 115% 89% 0% 23% 469%
Contains more Vitamin C +1491.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +36400%
Contains more Vitamin E +5749%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +541.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +792.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +89.3%
Contains more Folate +489.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
388
Cayenne pepper
82
Mung bean
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
135
Mung bean

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
72%
Cayenne pepper
143%
Mung bean
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
63%
Mung bean
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
5%
Mung bean

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cayenne pepper Mung bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Cayenne pepper Mung bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mung bean
Mung bean contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.912g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mung bean
Mung bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Mung bean
Mung bean is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Mung bean Opinion
Calories 318 347 Mung bean
Protein 12.01 23.86 Mung bean
Fats 17.27 1.15 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 4.8 Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63 62.62 Mung bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 6.74 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 132 Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014 1246 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 189 Mung bean
Sugar 10.34 6.6 Mung bean
Fiber 27.2 16.3 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.941 Mung bean
Zinc 2.48 2.68 Mung bean
Starch
Phosphorus 293 367 Mung bean
Sodium 30 15 Mung bean
Vitamin A 41610 114 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 0.51 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.621 Mung bean
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.233 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 2.251 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 1.91 Mung bean
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.382 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 9 Cayenne pepper
Folate 106 625 Mung bean
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.348 Mung bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.161 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.384 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.26 Mung bean
Threonine 0.782 Mung bean
Isoleucine 1.008 Mung bean
Leucine 1.847 Mung bean
Lysine 1.664 Mung bean
Methionine 0.286 Mung bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 Mung bean
Valine 1.237 Mung bean
Histidine 0.695 Mung bean
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Mung bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174256/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.